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Crowell & Moring LLP
During the month of April, the Biden administration has continued to leverage federal procurement in pursuit of ambitious environmental sustainability policy goals.
Jenner & Block
On February 20, 2024, the City of Chicago sued defendant fossil fuel companies in Illinois state court, asserting state law claims, including nuisance, violations of consumer protection laws, and products liability.
Perkins Coie LLP
At a special meeting on May 13, 2024, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued two eagerly awaited final rules regarding transmission reform.
Globally, offshore wind energy development has seen explosive growth. By the end of 2022, total global offshore wind capacity in operation had reached 64.3GW.
Frost Brown Todd
Over the past week, hundreds of owners of publicly-owned treatment works (POTWs) across the country received a notice in the mail from a leading biosolid management company...
Cox, Castle & Nicholson
Reforming California's venerable California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is a politically charged topic. Over the years, the Legislature has made many incremental changes...
Barnes & Thornburg
Having worked on virtually every aspect of Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) since it was enacted by Congress in 1980...
This week, Governor DeSantis of Florida signed into law certain legislation that expressly seeks to minimize ongoing efforts to combat climate change, ...
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a final rule that amends its 2015 rule on produce safety.
Wiley Rein
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) appropriated more than $4 billion to the General Services Administration (GSA) and Federal Highways Administration (FHWA) for "Buy Clean" programs.
Wiley Rein
On March 26, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a proposed rule under Section 8(d) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) that would require manufacturers...
The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has lowered the threshold level of evidence necessary to withstand summary judgment in oilfield pollution nuisance cases and held an Oklahoma regulation prohibiting pollution may be the foundation for a claim of negligence per se.
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on May 9, 2024, finalized its Standards and Guidelines for Fossil Fuel-Fired Power Plants – a rule that calls for aggressive...
Holland & Knight
Planning and permitting for long-distance electric transmission lines can be contentious, with multiple points of failure.
K&L Gates
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently finalized four separate rules (Power Plant Rules) that set new standards for power plant emissions in the United States.
On May 10, 2024, the Fifth Circuit rejected an attempt by the States of Texas, Louisiana, West Virginia, and Utah to invalidate an SEC rule ...
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is on the cusp of issuing data call-ins (DCIs) to screen 30 pesticide active ingredients for endocrine-disrupting...
Gray Reed & McGraw LLP
In Citizens for Clean Air & Clean Water in Brazoria County et al v. United States Department of Transportation et al., several environmental groups challenged the DOT's approval...
European Union
K&L Gates
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its much anticipated Final Report: Guidelines on funds' names using ESG or sustainability-related terms (Guidelines).
Proskauer Rose LLP
The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") has published its Final Report on the Guidelines on funds' names using ESG or sustainability-related terms.
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